The first documentary to feature three distinguished circumpolar Inuit artists carving on a monumental scale – a rarity in arctic art. It features the work of Paulatuk sculptor Abraham Anghik Ruben, Joe Nasagalawik from Tuktoyaktuk and Dolphus Cadeux from Yellowknife. The film shows the sculptors working on a five ton block of Indiana limestone, a three ton block of Carrera marble and a three metre long jawbone of an arctic whale, left behind from the old whaling days. It also reveals how the... Topic: Inuit artists
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center
Discusses the artistic and photographic efforts of John Stanley, Frederick Remington and Charlie Russell. A film about the poet Theodore Roethke in which he imparts his views on the sources and functions of poetry, his approach to writing poetry, and biographical information of interest. Mr. Roethke reads some of his works which illustrate the author's conviction that a poet should reveal every aspect of his nature. Pictures him among the cluttered paraphernalia of his hnd in the classroom... Topic: Artists, American
A documentary on California modern artist Gerald Gooch. Uses animation techniques to lend the illusion of movement to his paintings. Includes anecdotes by the artist Topics: Painting and paintings., Artists.
byWelty, Eudora, 1909-2001; Warner, Pecolia; Hamblett, Theora, 1895-1977; Mohamed, Ethel Wright; Center for Southern Folklore
Four women artists from Mississippi discuss their art and lifestyles. Includes writer Eudora Welty, quiltmaker Pecolia Warner, painter Theora Hamblett, and Ethel Mohamed, who creates embroidered pictures favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Women artists, Arts, American, Arts, American, Women artists
Examines in detail the planning and construction of three commonly found sets, the "presenter" (one person), the "interview" (2 or more people) and the "drama" (outdoor settings, for instance). Planning includes use of a model so that arrangement of scenery & equipment can be tested before final construction. Topics: Artists as teachers, Art, Art
Presents a biography of Peter Tchaikovsky which relates the struggles, loves, failures, and successes of his life. Includes excerpts from his music. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Peter Tchaikovsky Story, Composers, Artists, Music, Music styles, Occupational groups,...
byEducational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Artists: Jim Dine Presents interviews with the widow and colleagues of artist Morris Louis and discusses his attitudes toward his works. Kenneth Noland discusses his own works, his relationship with Louis, and commercial aspects of painting. Topics: Dine, Jim, 1935-, Dine, Jim, 1935-, Artists, Artists
Reality show about the grand opening of Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company at the Palms. Topics: vhs, tattoo artists, Palms Grand Opening, Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
bySlate, Lane; Stella, Frank; Poons, Larry; Rose, Norman; National Educational Television; Indiana University. Instructional Support Services
Artists: Frank Stella and Larry Poons An introduction to the abstract expressionism of Jack Tworkov. Includes his thoughts about his work, along with a description of the events that led him to be an artist. Illustrates the production of what he calls his organic form or shape by taking a straight line and changing its contour while keeping the line's origin and end points the same. From the USA series. Topics: Stella, Frank, Poons, Larry, Art, Abstract, Artists
Title from data sheet Director, Duncan Dallas Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Deals with the personal life of author and painter Beatrix Potter. Examines her fascination with animals and plants and the illustrations and characters she created from them. Includes reminiscences of people who knew the writer. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943, Authors, English, Artists, Women (Social... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Illustrates the four main methods of printmaking: serigraph, woodcut, lithograph, and intaglio. Examines the techniques and materials used in each and shows prints made by each method. Features the artists Detta Lange, Van Slater, Joe Funk, and John Coleman Summary Explains that printmaking can be divided into four basic methods - serigraph, woodcut, lithograph and intaglio. Shows four printmakers in their workshops. Demonstrates how each method progresses from sketch to finished print,... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Prints, Handicrafts, Lithography, Printing, Artists Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
bySkira-Flag Films; Universal Education and Visual Arts
Narrator, Jean Bazaine ; music, Roman Vlad Discusses the ife and works of the French painter Pierre Bonnard and his influence on French impressionism Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents the successive stages of the work of the artist Pierre Bonnard, showing the countryside and other sources of his inspiration. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Bonnard, Pierre, 1867-1947, Painters, Impressionism (Art), History of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byFlaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
Re-creates the life of Michelangelo (1475-1564), viewing the places he lived and worked. Examines his masterpieces-- "David," "Moses," the Medici monument, the "Last Judgment," and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Also includes works of da Vinci, Giotto, and Botticelli. Presented by Robert Flaherty, narrated by Fredric March, and produced by Curt Oertel. Academy Award winner. Topics: Sculpture., Italy., Europe-History, 1492-1789., Artists., Art, Renaissance and Baroque.
Georgia O' Keeffe Summary Presents artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who tells of her marriage to photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Recounts their involvement in the formative years of the Modern Art movement. Includes many of her paintings. Topics: O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986, Modernism (Music), Women (Social sciences), Artists, Paintings,...
Expresses the impact of the space program on the genius of creative artists by presenting the dancing of Edward Villella; space inspired paintings by James Wyeth, Mitchell Jamieson, and Lamar Dodd; interviews with poet Archibald MacLeish and writer William F. Buckley, Jr.; and scenes from film director Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a space odyssey. Includes appearances by Neil Armstrong, Thomas O. Paine, J. Carter Brown, and Arthur C. Clarke. Topics: NASA, Apollo, artists
I, Leonardo Da Vinci reel 2 Film biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man, points out the enormous influence of his ideas and innovations as painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist on the western world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Explores Da Vinci's intellectual and artistic interests and talents. Depicts the Renaissance period. Topics: Educational Film, Renaissance (1300-1600), Artists, Biography (Persons), Biography (Persons),...
byBlume, Friedrich, 1893-; Abert, Anna Amalie, 1906-; Ruhnke, Martin, 1921-
Vol.2 edited by A.A. Abert and Martin Ruhnke Includes bibliographical references Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Describes the special problems, needs and strengths of the inner - city child. Explains that there is a gap between his cultural values and those of the teacher, and considers how to bridge it. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Urban studies, Artists, Portraits Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byFeeney, John; National Film Board of Canada; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
Photography, Franc̜ois Séguillon ; music, Eldon Rathburn Visits the Eskimo artist in Canada's Arctic showing the rare beauty of the world from which she draws inspiration. Observes her duties as wife and mother and visits Cape Dorset's Cooperative Art Colony to follow the work of transferring designs to stones and making rice-paper prints from them Summary Visits Eskimo woman artist, Kenojuak. Shows the art center of Cape Dorset where the Stone Cutter Iyola and the printers use her designs... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kenojuak, Eskimo art, Printmakers, Indians of North America (Canada),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Artist: Reginald Pollock An artist organizes the materials he needs for his work. Sketching from life helps the artist understand the structure of things and their qualities. In the painting itself, the artist relies on his experience, his emotion, and his preliminary sketches. His ideas, pleasure, and knowledge come partly from the study of other artists and art forms. Painting is seen from conception to completion Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Pollack, Reginald, Painting, Artists, Paintings, Creativity Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
An introduction to the graphic works of the Dutch artist Maurits Escher, noted for his visual experiments with evolving forms, interlocking images, and problems of perspective Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Features the work of Dutch graphic artist M C Escher, who imagines the world around him in ways that can only be described visually. Shows the interplay of form, time and space in unusual perspective. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972, Visual perception,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation